Andrew Robert Heck (born January 1, 1967) is an American football coach and former player. He is the offensive line coach for the Kansas City Chiefs. He played tackle in the National Football League (NFL) for twelve seasons. He was drafted in the 1989 NFL Draft with the 15th overall selection in the first round by the Seattle Seahawks He played college football at Notre Dame University. He also played for the Chicago Bears and Washington Redskins
Heck was born in Fargo, North Dakota. He attended W.T. Woodson High School in Fairfax, Virginia, a suburb southwest of Washington, D.C..
He received a scholarship to play football at the University of Notre Dame, where, as a co-captain, he helped lead the Fighting Irish to a national championship in 1988 under head coach Lou Holtz.
Heck was a first round selection of the Seattle Seahawks in the 1989 NFL Draft, the fifteenth overall pick, and signed a five-year contract exceeding $2.7 million following a one-week holdout.
Heck signed with the Chicago Bears on February 23, 1994 for $10 million over four years. After five seasons, Heck was released in June of 1999.
Heck signed with the Washington Redskins in 1999. He played two seasons with the Redskins.
Heck moved into coaching and spent three years at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, starting with two years as a graduate assistant.
Heck was hired as the Jacksonville Jaguars assistant offensive line coach in 2004. In 2006 he was promoted to offensive line coach.
Kansas City ChiefsEdit
Heck was hired by the Kansas City Chiefs in 2013 as their offensive line coach.